Four Vandal wrestlers qualify for individual state tournament

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By Andrew Harner

VANDALIA - Each grade level will be represented by Vandalia at the Illinois High School Association individual state wrestling tournament, as four Vandals qualified for the event at Saturday's Vandalia Sectional.

Freshman Chaston Womack (106) and sophomore Dalton Blankenship (138) each were crowned sectional champion, while senior Zach Jackson (160) placed third and junior Tyler Dagen (145) placed fourth.

The preliminary rounds at state will begin on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in Assembly Hall on the campus of the University of Illinois in Champaign.

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